How to Cook Salmon Fillet in a Pan

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How to Cook Salmon Fillet in a Pan. Salmon is a freshwater or saltwater fish that is popular as a food ingredient worldwide because of its taste and high nutritional content. This fish is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids.

How to Cook Salmon Fillet in a Pan

To cook salmon fillets in a pan, you can follow these steps:


  • Fresh salmon fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil.


  • Clean salmon fillets under running water and dry with paper towels.
  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add olive oil to the pan and let it heat up.
  • Sprinkle the salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the salmon fillets in the pan skin-side down.
  • Let the salmon fry for 4-5 minutes or until the bottom is browned.
  • Flip the salmon fillets with a spatula and cook for another 3-4 minutes until perfectly done.
  • Remove the salmon fillets from the pan and serve with rice, vegetables or your favorite sauce.

Make sure you don’t overcook the salmon fillets otherwise the meat doesn’t dry out and it stays tender. Good luck!

Salmon Recipe Alternative

Here is alternative for making delicious and easy grilled salmon:


  • 4 pieces of salmon fillet, size 150-200g per piece
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced

How to make:

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  • Prepare the ingredients for the marinade by mixing the soy sauce, olive oil, honey, mustard, finely chopped garlic, ground pepper, and salt in a bowl.
  • Place the salmon fillet pieces in a baking dish or baking dish.
  • Brush the salmon fillets with the grilled spices that have been made, make sure all surfaces of the fish are covered with the seasoning.
  • Bake the salmon for about 10-12 minutes in the oven or until cooked through. Do not be too long so that the fish meat remains soft and juicy.
  • Once done, remove the baking sheet from the oven and sprinkle the lemon slices over the salmon fillets.
  • Serve grilled salmon with vegetables or warm white rice.

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